After Darkness, what? The Reformation claimed After Darkness, Light. What do we do when darkness overtakes the light?  What do Adventists damaged by the unfortunate decisions of GC 2015 do now? Jack Hoehn has written a major article with suggestions on what do Adventists do after San Antonio to promote progress, growth, and change in Adventism.

By Jack Hoehn

BOKO HARAM

On a night in April, 2014, a group of religious extremists came to a school where teen-age girls were taking final exams in physics.  This group has been known to target schools, believing that girls should not be educated and using them as cooks or sex slaves.  Although some of the girls escaped, over 234 were missing.  The kidnappers told them they were “security forces” and herded them into trucks and then drove them to a forested area with fortified camps.

Houses in the town were burned down in the incident.  But perhaps your house was saved.  Most of these girls were Christians.  So what should you have done the next morning if this was your town?…

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